Cannot re-join domain using new domain name

Discussion in 'Server Networking' started by chaswood, Feb 28, 2006.

  1. chaswood

    chaswood Guest

    We have just rebuilt our server, and our domain name went from
    AdvancedPower.local to Advanced.local.

    I disjoined the workstations from the old domain, and when I try to join the
    new domain using advanced.local it asks for the name and password of an
    account with permission, then I get:

    The following error occurred attempting to join the domain "Advanced.local":

    The format of the specified network name is invalid.

    If I attempt to join just using Advanced, I get

    A domain controller for the domain Progressive could not be contacted.

    I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the NICs in device manager, but
    no help.

    Any and all assistance is greatly appreciated!!
    chaswood, Feb 28, 2006
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  2. chaswood

    chaswood Guest

    Thanks, Bob. I had made sure that the adapter was set to get the DNS server
    address automatically, and had verified with ipconfig, but I did not look at
    the host records. I'll check that this afternoon.
    chaswood, Feb 28, 2006
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